DotNetNuke SearchResults.aspx < 5.2.0 XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a ASP.NET application that is affected
by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of DotNetNuke fails to properly sanitize user-
supplied input to the 'Search' parameter of the SearchResults.aspx'
script before using it to generate dynamic HTML output. An attacker
can exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary script code in a user's

The installed version is also potentially affected by an information
disclosure vulnerability, though Nessus has not tested for this.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to DotNetNuke 5.2.0 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 42979 (dotnetnuke_search_page_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37139

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4110